Organ transfer by High Speed Train: The pancreas of the patient, whose brain death occurred as a result of a traffic accident in Konya, was sent to Ankara by High Speed Train (YHT).
BO. Brain death occurred in Konya Private Medicana Hospital, where a male patient (30) was removed as a result of a traffic accident. Thereupon, the bodies of B.Ö were donated by their relatives. Dr. The kidneys and liver of the patient, taken by Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Medical Faculty Hospital Organ Transplant Center team under the chairmanship of Melih Azap, was sent to Antalya by road, corneas to Konya Numune Hospital and pancreas to Ankara.
transfer to another city for the first time an organ transplant in Turkey this was done with the YHT. The pancreas of the deceased will be transplanted to a patient in Ankara Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital.
Organized by the Ministry of Health Organ and Tissue Transplant Coordinator Murat Kaymak to take the high-speed train, the first time organ transfer with YHT said.
Expressing that they show that such organizations can be held with YHT today, Kaymak said, “YHT can also be used in such humanitarian organizations. Thank you for the support given to us. ”
Konya Train Station Manager Yalçın Tekkalmaz stated that they realized a first with YHT as TCDD and that YHT could lead such transfers from now on.
The pancreas of the patient was then taken to Ankara by YHT.
Source : I haber.stargazete.co